Stars: Layaschenko, Boris Livanov Director: Grigori Aleksandrov and Sergei M. Eisenstein Runtime: 103 Minutes Language: English subtitles - Original music score Color: Black and White Format: DVD-R Rating: NR
Oktyabr (1927) a.k.a. Ten Days That Shook the World
Directed by Grigori Aleksandrov and Sergei M. Eisenstein
Cast: Layaschenko (Minister) Boris Livanov (Minister Terestsenko) Vasili Nikandrov (V.I. Lenin) Vladimir Popov (Kerensky) Eduard Tisse (German Soldier)
In documentary style, events in Petrograd are re-enacted from the end of the monarchy in February of 1917 to the end of the provisional government. This classic is a startlingly filmed and remarkably staged piece of cinema.